Category: Tech

Firefox Reader View

I’ve been working a bit on mindful.dog, which used to be a single page site initially, but got an additional landing page for puppy class enrolment. Upon the latest Firefox update, a popup showed up pointing Firefox users to the Reader View, which is similar to Safari’s Reader view. Not that this is a particularly…

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Big World Homes Tiny House

Sleepover at the Big World Homes flat-pack prototype tiny house, in Leichhardt. It’s a structural design prototype for a DIY plat-pack tiny house to put together yourself with a minimum of tools (just 3), like IKEA furniture. The interior design is still being finalised, based on the feedback of the project’s backers. A 360° view:…

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10th anniversary of iPhone introduction

It’s been 10 years since Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone. Time for another comparison with the iPhone 7: Comparison shots iPhone 7 vs 1st Gen iPhone: Did this walk-through of the 10 year old, 1st gen iPhone (8GB) (on iPhone OS 1.0.2) this weekend: Amazing to see that after 10 years, these third party APIs…

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Lift You Up iMessage Sticker Pack

Been playing with iMessage sticker packs these Holidays, using Affinity Designer and Sketch. First one’s Lift You Up sticker pack, with inspirational stickers. Check it out or go straight to the App Store. Took a week to be approved in the App store. At the same time, removed Next Sydney Ferry, which wasn’t updated for…

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Adding VR images to Facebook

UPDATE: They added 360° photo/panorama support too, yay! No need to do this anymore. Facebook only supports the display of equirectangular 360° video, but not 360° images. A bit silly if you ask me. But it’s easy to work around this limitation by creating a static video of your 360° image, for example 12 seconds…

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Google VR View

Pretty excited with Google’s VR View release. Google VR View transforms 360° or VR images (and videos) into interactive experiences. It makes it effortless to integrate your own panorama images, including stereo images for use with Google Cardboard, into any site, without being dependent on any other service (like RoundMe or Flickr hosted images). Blue…

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